Stadia

Google Stadia Goes Free – But There’s an Itsy-Bitsy Catch

Google has launched a free tier for the Stadia cloud gaming service. Anyone that signs up will receive two free months of Stadia Pro, granting access to nine games. The free tier is rolling out to 14 countries over the next 48 hours. Nearly six months after launching, Google Stadia finally has a free tier,…

Google Stadia Is Cheaper Than Ever – But You’d Better Hurry

Google is slashing Stadia pricing for one day to mark the launch of Doom Eternal. The Stadia Premiere Edition is available for $30 off until midnight tonight, but only in the United States. Stadia users will still need to fork out $60 for Doom Eternal, though. To mark the launch of Doom Eternal, Google is…

Google’s Stadia Gambit Shows They’re Not Giving up on Gaming Yet

Google has announced a new studio in Playa Vista dedicated to developing new Stadia IPs. God of War producer Shannon Studstill will lead the new studio. Google is doubling down on Stadia despite widespread criticism and a lackluster service proposition. Despite a limited drip-feed of mediocre games, growing impatience among early adopters, and features still…

Lame Stadia Update Highlights Google’s Unbelievable Failure

Stadia will soon be compatible with a selection of Samsung, ASUS, and Razer phones, Google announced today. This is the first time the service has expanded beyond its limited device compatibility since launch. The news continues a long string of underwhelming updates that do little to unleash Stadia’s true potential. Google announced today that it…

Is Google Stadia Just Pandering to Women?

Google Stadia has not reviewed terribly well. Google VP Phil Harrison says other companies have been “more masculine in their approach.” The decision comes across more like pandering to female gamers rather than actually trying to do them any good. Google Stadia is now out, and by all accounts it’s a raging dumpster fire of…

Google Stadia Review Roundup – Impressive Tech Woefully Undercooked

Reviews for the Google Stadia are here ahead of tomorrow’s release. The consensus is one of excellent technology let down by a lack of features, games, and functionality. There’s a risk that Google may axe Stadia before it’s had a chance to find its feet. Google Stadia is a curiosity that is as alluring as…